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Students work together for better patient care

February 6, 2018 — 
Day Shift workshop lets students practise interprofessional teamwork on simulated hospital ward

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Remembering Ron Thorne-Finch

February 5, 2018 — 
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of friend and colleague Ron Thorne-Finch. Ron taught with the Inner City Social Work Program (ICSWP) for over 27 years.

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Professor appointed to the World Federation for Mental Health

December 18, 2017 — 
Tracey Bone, assistant professor, Faculty of Social Work, has been appointed to the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) board of directors for the 2017-2019 term as well as the Vice-President for constituency development on their executive committee.

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Metro: ‘A nightmare’: Report ranks Manitoba’s child poverty rate highest in Canada

December 7, 2017 — 
An annual report card that measures child and family poverty rates has given Manitoba a failing grade.

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New research chairs available to international scholars

July 25, 2017 — 
Federal government has launched new program. Deadline to apply to U of M is August 4, 2017

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Colin Bonnycastle, Director of the Northern Social Work Program presents Michelle Dorion with scholarship

Faculty of Social Work News

Student first to be awarded Thompson social work scholarship

May 25, 2017 — 
Michelle Dorion, is the first recipient of the Thompson Community Foundation Northern Social Work Program (N.S.W.P.)

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In the Name of Confucius: Film screening and panel discussion

April 10, 2017 — 
Why does China spend billions of dollars setting up Confucius Institutes around the world?

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Student role models awarded with the Derek & Polly Riley Bursary

March 10, 2017 — 
Bachelor of Social Work students currently studying with the Inner City Social Work Program (ICSWP) at the William Norrie Centre were awarded the Derek & Polly Riley Bursary. Jennifer Aarhus, student awards specialist, and Anna-Maria Pozzi, finance administrative assistant, The Winnipeg Foundation, presented twenty students with the bursary during a reception held on February 8, 2017.

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A 2011 literature review commissioned by the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services found that while the number of university students living with mental illnesses continues to grow, more students are starting to come forward to seek help. // Photo from iStock

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Graduate student presents study on implementing Manitoba’s mental health strategic plan

March 1, 2017 — 
One of Karen De Blonde’s goals for her academic career is to improve mental health systems

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Raising awareness for organizations offering services to vulnerable, nominate today

March 1, 2017 — 
The Field Education Program is currently accepting nominations for their annual agency awareness/donation-raiser campaign.

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